News and updates

  • South Africa: Fuel for the fire
    Date first published: 20/07/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; business risks; economic risks   Risk development  At least 200 peopl...
    21 July 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 19 July 2021
    Americas: Moderate candidates win Chile’s presidential primaries ahead of November’s vote Sectors: all Key Risks: policy uncertainty; political in...
    19 July 2021
  • Ethiopia: The TPLF’s courageous comeback
    Date first published: 08/07/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; political violence; political instability   Risk development On 2...
    15 July 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 12 July 2021
    Americas: Protests and associated violent repression to persist across Cuba Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; unrest-related violence; government-...
    12 July 2021
  • Kidnap & Ransom Report: Q2 2021
    AKE’s quarterly Kidnap & Ransom Report highlights and assesses the key risks and incidents around the world....
    12 July 2021
  • China: Lawfare with the West
    Date first published: 06/07/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: sanctions; business risks   Risk development On 10 June, the National People’s Con...
    07 July 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 5 July 2021
    Americas:  Oil majors reportedly mulling to launch offshore oil exploration in Colombia by 2022 Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: business and economic...
    05 July 2021
  • Political Risk Outlook Q2 2021 – Ones to Watch
    AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape was fundamental...
    02 July 2021
  • Worldwide: The global crypto crackdown
    Date first published: 29/06/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: financial crises; illicit financing   Risk development Cryptocurrency has had a vola...
    30 June 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 28 June 2021
    Americas: Chile’s Constituent Assembly to start drafting new constitution on 4 July Sectors: all Key Risks: policy uncertainty; political instabilit...
    28 June 2021
  • AKE Insights Report: The Wuhan ‘Lab Leak
    On 26 May United States (US) President Joe Biden ordered a review of the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an extraordinary statement he called for...
    24 June 2021
  • Israel: ‘Change’?
    Date first published: 17/06/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy uncertainty; political volatility   Risk development On 13 June the Knesset a...
    23 June 2021